The Citiblog

Around Town - Fleet's in, Rib King Kickoff, The Fulton Crawfish Boil, Glace Truck and more
May 23, 2024, 6:44.42 pm ET



It’s Memorial Day weekend and the fleet is in for Fleet Week. Already crowds of Navy sailors, Marines and members of the Coast Guard are filling the streets of Times Square. There are lots of events on tap. Be sure to check Cititour’s Fleet Week Guide for all of the latest details.

Photo: Morgan's Brooklyn BBQ

If you missed out on the Big Apple BBQ, head on over to Rib King NYC at Industry City on Saturday, May 25th. More than 15 chefs and beverage brands will be on hand including Blue Smoke, Dinosaur Bar-B-Que, Morgan’s Brooklyn BBQ, Pig Island’s Empire BBQ and more. Tickets start at $54.45 per person.

The Bark Barbecue x Palmira Barbecue Hog Roast is also on tap May 25th at Time Out Market New York in DUMBO. More info here

If you’re looking for some outdoor fun. Head to the Seaport for music, drinks and bites. Kokos at Pearl Alley will be hosting a six-hour tropical party on Saturday with a live Tropical Steel Band Performance followed by a DJ set. It all kicks off at 12 noon.

Photo: The Fulton

Also at the Seaport, The Fulton will be hosting its annual Crawfish Boil on Sunday, June 9th at 6:30pm. Highlights include a Seafood Plateau, Crispy Soft Shell Crab, Crawfish Boil & all the fixings, and Seasonal Fruit Pie. There will also be live music and unparalleled views of the Brooklyn Bridge.

Photo: The Fulton

Guest will also receive a fun crawish hat. Ticket are $288 per person via Resy.

Photo: Wet Ink Ensemble

New York City-based new music collective, Wet Ink Ensemble, concludes its 25th anniversary season with a spring chamber music concert featuring works by composers Carolyn Chen, Eric Wubbels, and Sam Pluta, alongside a duo performance by Peter Evans and Sam Pluta on Tuesday, June 4, 2024 at 8:00 p.m. at St. Peter’s Chelsea. Tickets are $20.


Fans of Glace, the Madison Avenue dessert shop, will soon be able to find their frozen hot chocolates being sold from a cute truck on the plaza at Rockefeller Center. Flavors will include a Frozen S'mores with a toasted marshmallow rim, and the Fluffer Nutter with peanut butter sauce drizzle, fluff sauce drizzle, topped with honey roasted peanuts and a toasted marshmallow rim. In addition, house-made soft serve in rotating seasonal flavors such as NY Cheesecake and Swanton Strawberry made with Oxnard strawberries will also be available along with signature sundaes. The truck opens for business on May 30th, seven days a week from 12pm-7pm, between 49th Street and The Rink. To celebrate, Glace is offering free mini frozen hot chocolates to the first 100 customers!

We also stopped by Breads Bakery at Rockefeller Center where Martha’s Stewart’s Babka is on sale. Now that’s a “Good Thing.”

Until next time, we’ll be seeing you Around Town!